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ABC
Oct 3, 2013 6:00pm EDT
was put on a lockdown. police to not know what was going on. it was a nightmare sonority of. they told everyone to lockdown. we want to play you sound from people who witnessed parts of the incident. >> he wouldn't stop. they were going around the roundabout. the cops boxed them in. it looked like they were trying to drive up on the sidewalk. that is when the shooting started. let's go to the news conference. >> we expect to hear from the chief of the capitol police. >> the vehicle fled east on pennsylvania avenue. multiple crime scenes as a result of the vehicle fleeing. multiple shots fired at several locations. the chase is under investigation with assistance from the capitol police thomas secret service, and federal bureau of investigation. that is all i have. i have a few questions. >> this could have been an accident? >> the incident is under investigation. an authorized vehicle attempted to gain access at a checkpoint. this is an out of permit or checkpoint. beyond that, there are multiple other checkpoints. there is this unauthorized vehicle. officers acted appropriately. the v
ABC
Oct 3, 2013 2:30pm EDT
put on a security lockdown. you're looking live of constitution avenue. and here s what we know so far. sources tell ampb bmpb krmpb news that there are initial reports that someone tried to ram the gates at the white house and fled to capitol hill where they were shots fired. it is unclear who fired those shots. but as you can see, there is significant police presence at this hour. and a number of emails have gone out alerting folks on capitol hill and at the supreme court to stay inside. i want to bring in our senior washington correspondent who reports on capitol hill for us. jeff. you talked with your sources, what are they telling you? zbl we talked to three senators who witnessed the shootings. they were standing outside the u.s. capitol building around the dirksen senate office building. about a block across the street from the u.s. capitol. senator bob casey of pennsylvania, very calmly told us a few moments ago he heard at least three shots fired. senator shared brown was also walking there. police officers told the senators to get down under vehicles nearby. and they eventual
FOX
Oct 3, 2013 12:00pm PDT
tweeted out," all members and staff, we are in temporary capitol lock-down as police, capitol police work quickly to secure the area, please stay safe and once again that is now lifted, it is no longer happening. >>> i believe we have joining us on the phone is is way congressman eric so-calledwell, are you there? >> yes. >> so tell us where were you when these shots were fired? >> i was in my office and we were just doing work, and fortunately all of our staff were here and accounted for and we heard through the paging system that each congressional office has that we were so shelter in place and that means shut and lock your doors, stay away from the doors, stay away from the windows and we just had that order lifted and have been given the all clear now so the capitol complex is a large sprawling complex, you have up constitution avenue three senate buildings and the capitol building between constitution and independence avenue, where three house office buildings sit and we are at the top of capitol hill in the cannon house office building. >> congressman i have to ask you, i know you
CNBC
Oct 3, 2013 3:00pm EDT
're just now getting this word through some of the wire services that maybe the capitol lockdown is not in place at this time. we do know various members of the house and the senate who were in the shelter in place situation in their offices are still in those places right now and not venturing out just yet. but we are getting word that maybe the lockdown at the capitol is over. while that's happening, kelly e evens who's with me today here at the new york stock exchange, we are watching all the security forces in place and just trying to figure out exactly what happened and now what will happen from here. >> you know, bill, you've got to assume no matter even if the situation is completely under control, the response in washington, d.c., by the various authorities has to be this way until they are 100% convinced that the threat is removed. so nobody's going to give anybody a hard time for sending out all the different resources of the d.c. police and the federal government and the park police there. because this is the u.s. capitol. they've got to make sure that this situation i
MSNBC
Oct 3, 2013 12:00pm PDT
have been in this lockdown mode. that's become a word americans are all too familiar with of what that means. we have several united states senators who are saying that they heard three to five popping sounds. they were earwitnesses to this. we've seen the evacuation of at least one individual who appeared to me to be wearing a u.s. capitol police uniform. we will soon hopefully get some greater information about what the circumstances were. the authorities we normally are interacting with when an unusual situation takes place are obviously in the middle of it now. i expect we should get some briefings and information soon. >> peter king just told us, kelly, when we spoke with him, that capitol police were to hold a news conference that he believed would be starting soon. we should have some information, an update from them. let me bring in michael isikoff, nbc investigative reporter, who's standing by with us. we were able to get a bit more information as far as how this was believed to have started near the white house from pete williams. what are you able to tell us? >> right.
CBS
Oct 3, 2013 12:00pm PDT
in lockdown for some period of time. there was an alert system that went out all over the capitol and to all of the senate and house office buildings that said gunfire heard on capitol hill. if are you in an office building, shelter in place. it now appears that that lockdown has been lifted. security is still tight in the area. you can see a number of capitol police officers on the scene as they are trying to determine what exactly happened there. want to bring back in bob orr. given that the lockdown has been lifted, is this still an active situation? >> no i hesitate to say 100% it's over but it appears to be over at this point. they're trying to double check. we have one person who has been shot, as bill plant reported. this is a person who we believe was driving that car that was involved in the accident. as bill reported also, we have an officer who apparently injured in some fashion. you know, the police really want to double check everything here. they're not putting out any release yet saying it's over. all indications are that whatever played out here in the last hour has now wound
MSNBC
Oct 3, 2013 11:00am PDT
on capitol hill. there are reports of shots fired near the capitol. some offices are said to be on lockdown right now. let me bring in kelly o'donnell, who's on the hill for us. kelly, what can you tell us? again, this is some of the video coming in right now. these are live pictures. kelly, are you there? >> i am, tamron. this is limited information. we have been given a shelter in place order here on capitol hill. we're told we must stay in our offices under lockdown. there's a report of shots fired on the west front of the capitol. i cannot independently confirm whether that is a report that is true or if sounds were heard. we're being told the u.s. capitol police are clearing the area. that is what we know at this point. i can tell you that the senate floor has been operating. offices have been operating. we're hearing warnings signs here to tell us to all shelter for place. we do have colleagues who are on the outside who are trying to assess what's happening, but this is a highly unusual, very concerning circumstance of a report of shots fired outside the u.s. capitol at a time when l
CNN
Oct 3, 2013 11:00am PDT
is currently on lockdown. there has been an incident. these are pictures. an incredible police presence swarming. crime tape up. dana bash, our chief congressional kraunltd is joining me on the phone. what is happening? dana bash, are you with me? okay, as we work to get dana, trying to see if we can tell what streets these are. as you can see, tremendous. i can't tell if these are capitol hill police officers, if these are metropolitan d.c. police officers, but multiple officers, law enforcement. i'm seeing two streams of yellow crime tape here near the 95 sign. ambulance in the bottom right-hand side of your screen as we're trying to find out what exactly is going on, what caused this entire scene to swarm upon the u.s. capitol. all i have right now, and guys get in my ear as soon as you get more information. okay. i'm going to go ahead -- okay. wolf blitzer, are you with me? >> yes, i am. i'm here. can you hear me? >> i can. wolf, tell me what you know. all i know is the capitol is on lockdown. >> we have a statement from u.s. capitol police. it's an important message from u.s. capit
NBC
Oct 3, 2013 6:00pm EDT
behind us. it appears all around the capital, it works exceptionally well. we did have a lockdown of the capital and were able to lock quickly,wn extremely keeping everybody safe, notifying everybody of what was going on. had a briefing probably within the hour of what was going on. we obviously are investigating with local law enforcement agencies. it appears to be an isolated, single matter. at this point, no reference to terrorism. from the facts and circumstances we have thus far, it appears there is no relation. are you asking me are telling me? we are not talking about the suspect. not releasing any information on the suspect. >> can you talk about the child in the car? >> my understanding is there was a one-year-old child in the car. i believe one of our officers initially rescued the child and took the child for medical care in the vicinity here are the child was taken to the hospital. pardon me? we are obviously still investigating. let me turn it over to chief lanier from the metropolitan police department. i do not have that information. >> let me try and answer a coupl
NBC
Oct 4, 2013 4:30am EDT
a white house barricade. >> a lockdown lifted. we are learning more about the woman at the center of yesterday's capital chase. >> we will take a look at the sickening fx of the government shutdown -- the sickening effects. >> reports of a vehicle into a building in parkville. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. boom.m, boom, >> it was a series of five or six and then a pause and a few more. >> gunfire erupts on capitol hill. ramce say a woman tried to a white house barricade. officers are force to shoot and kill her. >> that was my first response. someone is mad and willing to shoot somebody. >> the deathly car chase may have been motivated by the shutdown on capitol hill. police do think the incident is isolated. >> this is the earliest we have seen the first influenza case in maryland. >> the flu flies into maryland two weeks ahead of schedule. experts are watching for a possible pandemic. good morn
ABC
Oct 4, 2013 12:35am PDT
. that shut down washington, into capitol lockdown. a high speed car chase from one end of the famous stretch of pennsylvania avenue to the other. white house to capitol hill. leaving two officers wounded, the driver dead, and a startling dis discovery, a baby in the back seat. the driver of the black infinity sedan ran into a barrier on the southeast side of the white house. >> the barrier fell down. and at that point secret service was getting reactive. trying to stop them. and then just took off. >> reporter: police immediately swarmed the scene. but the driver pulled away, careening down the street. by 2:30, she stopped at the botanical gardens. look again as she is surrounded by police, guns drawn. a patrol car tried to block her. she reversed and was off again as police fired on the fleeing vehicle. >> it was a two-door, dark coup. it looked like to me. shortly after they arrived i heard the gunshots and then the car tore out of the area back to this direct, with the police cars following. the entire government corridor from the president's house to the nation's capital was placed on lo
ABC
Oct 3, 2013 11:00pm EDT
. >> it is difficult to do so. thank you. lawmakers in the capital were on lockdown. many said they had no idea anything was wrong until phone started vibrating. >> we got the notice like everybody else did. >> we were in the grassy area and we walked away. .hey told us to get behind >> claire mccaskill was pulled into the senate chamber by applico police officers. she and other lawmakers stayed in the chamber during the lockdown. the senate will reconvene tomorrow morning. by the u.s. capitol police to the chaos created a rare moment of unity in congress. democrats and republicans in the house of plot of the officers on the floor after the lockdown was lifted. that is still very much an active crime scene so you need to be aware of some of the road closures that are still in effect in the capitol hill area. all of the roads that you see .ighlighted on this map to bere expected reopened in time for the rush tomorrow morning. is tied tonow if it the capitol hill shooting but there appeared to be a strong security presence at the verizon center. the capitals were playing the calgary flames. >> th
MSNBC
Oct 3, 2013 1:00pm PDT
shots. >> you were also with other senators. have you ever been in the capitol on lockdown before? >> i don't believe i have. >> so it was four or five shots. do you remember how close? >> they were bang, bang, bang, bang. >> okay. [ inaudible question ] >>the police suggested we come back to the capitol. >> the senator there, luke, repeating what you thought you heard. you suggested around five shots. he said he heard four. when you were looking out, did you see -- you said -- you described seeing the police with guns drawn and you described seeing tourists and visitors to the capitol running. did you see the suspect at all? >> no, i did not. i did not see the suspect. from my vantage point what i could see was the capitol hill police running towards them. i then saw the capitol hill police cars pursuing down the street. i did not see the car itself, but i saw their pursuit. martin, in that moment, it's obviously a heightened sense of anxiety that one feels just sort of seeing dozens and dozens of tourists in the vicinity of this incident who had no protection besides the valiant capit
NBC
Oct 3, 2013 5:00pm EDT
on lockdown for a short time. it was lifted about 45 minutes later and congressional representatives and senators did get back to work. does appear the only shots fired today came from police. a capitol police officer was injured in a related accident. police think it was an isolated incident, and not related to terror. there will be a news briefing coming up within about a half- hour or less than that. we will bring you the latest as we get it. >> and insane afternoon in washington dc. here is a look at some of the other big stories we are following. a suspicious practice what -- suspicious package was found to be harmless. investigated the call and by 12:20, officials say the package turned out to be just a block of wood. we are learning more about her double shooting that happened about this time yesterday in baltimore county. brandon jewell and his father, the investigation continues, but both victims are expected to survive. authorities are saying no foul play in the death of a man found this morning in the woods near the city line. we have confirmed the victims identity, 49-yea
FOX News
Oct 3, 2013 11:00am PDT
in a lockdown stage. >> ted, give us a sense of the neighborhood. one reporter gave us a lay of the land in d.c. that the outside neighborhoods, very close to the capitol grounds. correct? >> very close to the capitol grounds, and this was not really that far from the navy yard where be did have a shooting several weeks ago. but the area, you have a lot of congress men and senators living there on capitol hill, in that -- it's a mixed neighborhood and not normally violence. it's my understanding that a high-speed chase. brought the matter into the capitol hill area, and certain precautions are being taken, and as a result of that you have numerous law enforcement agencies involved, and that is what has made so it chaotic. >> ted williams, thank you for your expertise. let's go back to mike emanuel. but i want to show you a new shot. still image of somebody being taken away on a stretcher. so we do know that in fact at least one person has been injured. it was reported it may have been a capitol hill police officer. there were other reports that self people had been injured in this shooting th
CBS
Oct 3, 2013 6:00pm EDT
>>> a shooting on capitol hill. a chase ends with gunshots sparking a lockdown at the u.s. capitol. hello. i am dick carter. i am denise koch. here is what people are talking about. >> breaking news out of washington, d.c. a wild car chase ends in wild gunfire outside the capitol building. danielle nottingham is on capitol hill. linh bui has congresses members talking about what it was like during the lockdown and mary has dramatic video of the chase. we begin with danielle. >> reporter: a day focused on the government shutdown was quickly thrown into chaos. capitol police say this appears to be an isolated incident, but police are still investigating. sources tell cbs news a woman tried to ram her car through a white house barricade today. police then chased the woman about a mile to capitol hill where secret service agents shot and killed her. the chase was captured on camera. police surrounded the car with their guns drawn. then the car backed up and speeds off. a capitol police officer was injured during the chase. >> one of our officers was struck in his scout car. appears to
FOX Business
Oct 3, 2013 1:00pm EDT
: key ron's at the bottom said offices were on lockdown already. ashley: yeah. tracy: so we'll be getting more? ashley: all right. again, we're being told that rich edson, on capitol hill has been told to evacuate. soon as we can get ahold of rich we will, we'll talk to him to find out what is going on. already a huge response as you can see in the nation's capitol. tracy: can understand i guess, there is tension down there -- ashley: shots fired inside the u.s. capitol that is the initial report. again our very own rich edson being told to get out, to evacuate the building. all this comes of course with the ongoing partial government shutdown, the tensions are high between the political parties. what this involves we have absolutely no idea but as you can see, some of the chaos from the video that we are watching as, authorities respond to these reports. we know is, that again, shots fired inside the u.s. capitol. those inside have been told to evacuate immediately, including our very own rich edson. soon as we get ahold of rich by phone of course we'll speak to him. but we
NBC
Oct 3, 2013 5:30pm PDT
. in the midst of the tension over the shutdown, a shooting on capitol hill forces a lockdown following a high speed chase from the white house. tonight, what we are learning about the woman behind the wheel. a small child in the car. and the incident that started it all. the big scare at the capitol, the latest on the shutdown. "nbc nightly news" begins now. >>> good evening. we were in the midst of day three of the government shutdown when much more urgent, more dire news came out of the nation's capital this afternoon. a report of shots fired, people wounded on capitol hill following a high speed chase starting near the white house through the city alongside the famous landmarks. a woman was at the wheel of a black infinity coupe with her toddler in the car. at one point, she briefly stopped and was surrounded by officers with weapons drawn. here is the scene as recorded by the camera crew on capitol hill. [ car alarm, gunshots ] it all ended a short distance away. tonight the driver, a woman from stanford, connecticut, is dead. her 1-year-old daughter in protective police custody. think ab
PBS
Oct 3, 2013 2:30pm PDT
on lockdown. a deadly shipwreck off the coast of italy. migrantsaring african sinks, killing at least 130 people. leaving his mark on new york and fans can't wait to see where he pops up next. it was a chaotic scene here in the u.s. capitol today as a woman driving a black car first ran into a white house barricade before taking police on a high- speed chase to the u.s. capitol. witnesses report that shots were fired and lawmakers were temporarily put on under lockdown. johnny, what is the latest? >> it has been an astonishing afternoon in the u.s. capitol. a car chase and a shootout shut down the city center. >> in the heart of washington, terror. car crashes into the barricades near the white house and then heads towards congress. [gunfire] started, i shooting got behind a tree and he got on .he ground here in >> as word spread, the white house was locked down. and those outside the supreme court were ushered inside for the safety. >> we heard a lot of police cars and then shots. towere simply moving back our office. >> one police officer was injured, airlifted to hospital, but the shoo
ABC
Oct 3, 2013 5:30pm EDT
on the breaking breaking, the nation's capitol on lockdown after gun fire outside. tonight we know how it started when a woman tried to ram her car through the white house barricade. she then led police on a chase. tonight reports she was shot and killed by police. a police officer was also injured but they are not life threatening. >>> just moments before the shooting, a congressman said he was on the hill heading to his office. >> i didn't hear thing. i was there two minutes before the shots were fired. when i got into my office building suddenly people said go to your office, it's a lockdown. they are shooting. so i did that. we were -- we went through procedures and our staff are trained what to do in situations like this. what they tell you to do is turn off the lights, lock all the doors and listen to communication from the capitol police. >> reporter: the congressman's staff said they were on lockdown for about a half hour. >> we are learning more about what happened at the capitol there will be more on world news at 6:30. always complete coverage on your home page >>> now that the navy
NBC
Oct 3, 2013 5:00pm EDT
on the chaos. after the lockdown, the house resumed debate on the government shutdown. meanwhile, president obama, again, said today if a clean budget bill came up for a vote on the house floor, it would pass. he blamed house speaker john boehner for siding with the quote, extremists of his party. house republicans, meanwhile, are offering smaller spending bills that would fund individual departments, including the national institutes of health. >> we call upon democrats to join us now. let's start finding that common ground where we can start moving forward. >> you don't get to demand some ransom and exchange for keeping the government going. you don't get to demand ransom and exchange for keeping the economy running. >> speaker boehner blamed them for refusing to negotiate. he accused them of a my way or the highway approach. the president made his speech at a company in rockville. they grew to 250 employees. it was able to do that, in part, thanks to loans from the small business administration. right now, because of the shutdown, businesses don't have access to sba loans. the white hous
FOX
Oct 3, 2013 5:00pm EDT
them. subsequently the capitol hilltol police put the entire compoundte down on lockdown mode, and shelter in place, and people respected those instructions.stt >> given the events at the washington navy yard only a couple of weeks ago, what do yod have to say to people about security levels not only here at the capitol complex butmplex throughout the city? >> reporter: i think you'rein right after the navy yard tragedy, i lot two constituentse killed that n that tragedy. there's a heightened alert. and people need to take precautions. i certainly hope that the suspect, and her child, youu know, recover, and that we can better understand what happened today. >> quickly, were you able to seb any of this from your vantage point? >> i could only hear i could not see. it was gunfire given the policei and thvee citizens given thee source the sound. >> virginia co congressman, we e appreciate your time. >> reporter: we were insideide the rayburn building when this h took place. first indication we had something was going on is the enunciate ors, house speakers, p they were telling
ABC
Oct 3, 2013 5:00pm EDT
advancement. >> we need the rain. thank you. >> back to our breaking news story. lockdown. hill was on sam ford has been leading the coverage. live from capitol hill with the latest. at onere here where point it started at the white house. they came to the city. the eastern part of the capital. .- the capitol a woman slowing down. she slows down the car and the police get out with guns drawn. hill.ees, goes up capitol she is finally stopped by a barrier and tries to flee again. police opened fire on her and killed her. talking about, this is the second bizarre situation we have had here in the city in the last few weeks. placeave had barriers in afterly as a protection 9/11. they put up a number of barriers to stop vehicles. they managed to get a barrier at the bottom of the hill too late. up by thehe barriers time she got to the top of the hill to stop her. she refused to be stopped and try to back up. they opened fire prater they discovered there was a small child inside the car. the child was taken to the hospital. the child is in good condition. she was not shot. thatolice chief told u
ABC
Oct 4, 2013 6:30am EDT
when it went on lockdown and roosevelt leftwich live with what the man saw. >> reporter: when a building like the capitols goes on lockdown thousands are affected. one of the people affected is the guthat owns this business right here. steve cook is president of northeast fly. he was inside the rayburn house office building meeting with a congressman on the inside of the building while outside the driver of the black car led capitol police and secret service on a chase from the white house to the capitol building. cook says everyone sheltered in place while authorities sorted out what was going on outside. >> we moved from the outer office to an inner office shut the doorblinds down doors locked. i was not-- >> i was not afraid and felt very secure in there. seemed like they got it under control very quickly. >> reporter: cook says he meets with the congressman once a year or so to talk about the things that affect his business. roosevelt leftwich, abc2 news. >>> overshadowed by the events yesterday congressional republicans and democrats continued their war of words over the
FOX News
Oct 3, 2013 12:00pm PDT
on capitol hill. we know the capitol is no longer under lockdown but we know self shots fired and people, including a law enforcement of, are reportedly wounded. now, our producer inside the capitol says at one point this was the message that actually appeared on the tv screens inside the building, urging lawmakers and staffers to stay inside their offices and close the door. again, the lockdown has been ened on our near the capitol is unclear. what we understand from witnesses, there war a car chase that began outside of the capitol and then came in, and at some point in time there were some officers that saw the car going by at a high rate of speed and tried to box the car in. the six or seven police vehicles then apparently boxed the car in pushing it up on to a lawn area near the capitol, and the driver reportedly got out and began opening fire. and fired at least five or six shots, some witnesses say up to a dozen shots were fired. we do not know the number of people wounded. we do not know if the police officer was wounded in the shooting or wounded by being hit by the car. at leas
Al Jazeera America
Oct 3, 2013 8:00pm EDT
enforcement. the lockdown is over, but the shutdown is not. >> you don't negotiate by putting a gun to the other person's head. >> the president's refusal to work in a bipartisan way has lead us to this shutdown. ♪ >>> it was a frightening day in the nation's capitol, the sound of gunfire and a high-speed chase sent people scrambling for cover. authorities locked down the capitol and white house for more than an hour. when it was over the drive the car they had been chasing had been shot and two officers injured. libby joins us with more. >> this began near the white house when a woman in a black sedan tried to breach the barricades. secret service stopped her. she ended up leading them on a high-speed chase through the streets of washington, d.c. it all ended here behind me near the u.s. capitol building. witnesses in the neighboring blocks said they heard a series of rapid-fire gunshots. those were believed to be that of the capitol police. the woman was killed and there was a child taken from the car. that child is a one year old, and we talked to witnesses who said they saw th
NBC
Oct 3, 2013 6:00pm EDT
exceptionally well. we had a brief lockdown of the capitol and we were able to kind of lock things down and clear the event extremely quickly, keeping everybody safe, notifying everybody of what was going on. we actually cleared the scene rather quickly. we had a briefing within the hour of what was going on. we obviously are investigating the incident. multiple law enforcement agencies and this appears to be an isolated singular matter, at this point, no nexus to terrorism. thank you. >> can you rule out terrorism? pardon me? >> how can you rule out terrorism? >> from the facts we have, it appears there's no -- >> somali decent? >> are you asking me or telling me? >> somali decent? african-american -- >> we are not talking about the suspect at this point. [ inaudible question ] >> we are not releasing any information on the suspect at this point. >> the child in the car -- >> what was the motive? >> can you talk about the child in the car and where is the child now? >> my understanding is there was a 1-year-old child in the car. i believe one of our officers initially rescued the child
CNBC
Oct 3, 2013 4:00pm EDT
. we went into lockdown. basically tid what we needed to do to make sure that the staff was safe. and just kind of waited till the police did their work that they're so very good at. and so it was -- it was just kind of a wait and see. i still don't know all the particulars of what happened. by the same token, they've got some of the best law enforcement in the country in my opinion that work around these capitol grounds. i'm very appreciative of that. >> senator, do you have any information about the extent to which law enforcement may have been affected by the shutdown? >> well, i mean, that's a problem. i'm sure the police officers that were running in there to fight this fight probably were furloughed police officers that weren't getting paid. but were deemed essential like many of the employees on the hill. i think it just speaks to the fact that we need to get this shutdown put behind us. i think it really does impede the progress of government. i know there's different folks out there that want to cherry pick different agencies to fund. why not just put the bill in front o
CNN
Oct 3, 2013 8:00pm PDT
of events unfolded this afternoon that left lawmakers on lockdown. you can hear what's going on behind me where police are repairing a barrier that the capitol hill policemen hit during that high-speed chase right over my shoulder. imagine how frightening it must have been for workers at the capitol this afternoon to hear this blaring over the loudspeaker. >> shelter in place. close, lock and move away from doors and windows. if you are outside of an office building, take cover away from the area. additional information will follow. >> here's what we know now. the driver who led police on the chase from the white house to the capitol and was ultimately shot while trying to make a getaway, she has died. but she was not alone in the car. she had her 1-year-old daughter in the backseat. the little girl is said to be okay and in protective custody this evening. we've also learned that the driver who has not been formally publicly identified is from stamford, connecticut. it didn't take long for investigators to swarm her home in search of clues as to why this all happened. we can't forget of
MSNBC
Oct 3, 2013 7:00pm PDT
ring out on capitol hill. forcing a government shutdown to go into lockdown. >> they have no strategy. awe o >> he will not negotiate. >> -- had led us to this shutdown. >> speaker boehner is speaker in name only. >> president obama knows that. >> john boehner won't let the bill get a yes/no vote. >> these limited options that speaker boehner has the. >> the gop find itself more and more in a bind. >> who is leading whom here? >> the happiest i have seen members. >> completely diddly unaware. >> we are starting to win. >> tell that to john boehner. >> has no strategy. >> republican position hardening. >> it's clear the shutdown will go on. >> day three. >> no deal to get the government up and running. >> of this government shutdown. >> meanwhile. >> shots fired near the capital. they have confirmed shots were fired. some offices, are said to be on lockdown. we are told we must stay in our offices under lockdown. pennsylvaniach avenue has been closed down. >> started at the white house. >> this vehicle crashed into a barricade. >> the driver of the car, the woman shot and killed. >> we
CSPAN
Oct 3, 2013 10:00am EDT
seeing on the screen. if you join us on c-span radio the u.s. capital is on lockdown. there have been reports of shots fired. hearing shots fired at first and constitution near the press area, unconfirmed reports that a capitol hill police officer or officers may be injured. we are cautious with early information but we do know the house and senate has recessed for the moment. there is what is called a shelter in place. the capital is in lockdown and we are trying to get more information over what we can get in the next couple of minutes. we are monitoring the new station here in washington, d.c. >> wtop. >> it's 2:35, we're staying on top of reports fired outside of the capital. apparently according to capital police a police officer has been struck. we are hearing reports that shots were fired inside the capital according to a u.s. senate aid. we are trying to figure out exactly what is happening. we know that the capital is on lockdown. nobody is leaving, nobody is getting in and capital police are trying to get to the bottom of whoever is firing these shots. >> this comes amid all
NBC
Oct 4, 2013 4:00am PDT
nguyen. from shutdown to lockdown to a fatal shooting on capitol hill these are the harrowing moments of a 12-block police chase, much of it caught on camera. police say a woman tried to drive her car through the white house security fence tuesday. she was later shot and killed. during the incident senators say they were ordered to find cover and fast. >> seemed to be about four shots. >> the police told us to go back. >> the cops say get down and behind the car. we ran where they told us to run back. >> this morning we are learning more about the suspect. 34-year-old miriam carey was a connecticut dental hygienist with suspected issues of mental illness. investigators are trying to figure out what brought her to the capital. tracie potts is live in washington with the latest on this. tracie, any more clues this morning? >> not specifically. that's really what investigators want to look into. her family is talking. one of her former bosses is talking. what we're learning about her doesn't necessarily connect to why this happened. >> this does not appear to be in any way an accident. >
CBS
Oct 3, 2013 11:00pm EDT
away from the scene. >> reporter: the incident put the entire capitol complex into lockdown mode affecting everyone inside, including members of maryland's congressional delegation. >> we are trained what to do in a lockdown. you lock the doors of your office, you turn the lights off, and you get away from the windows. >> reporter: among hundreds of lawmakers who heard the intercom warning. >> i join the majority leader in expressing our gratitude to the capitol police. >> reporter: maryland congressman led a standing ovation on the house floor crediting capitol police for their protection. >> we knew we were safe. it's not good for the country to have an event like this. for our own personal safety, we felt pretty safe. >> reporter: those lawmakers were locked down in the capitol building for about an hour and then many of them got right back to arguing about the government shutdown. we're live, wjz eyewitness news. >> thank you. we invite you to stay with wjz. for updates on the investigation and more images from the scene, go to cbsbaltimore.com. >>> tropical storm is turning
ABC
Oct 3, 2013 5:00pm EDT
on lockdown for a half hour. investigators do not think it was an act of terrorism. >> . >> legislators were forced to go into lockdown and the president asked the house speaker to approve a budget plan. >> a smash and grab burglar who terrorized businesses for week is locked up tonight. police say that the 54-year-old david holland used a tire iron to smash windows and steal cash. he is tied to nine burglaries. some say he wasn't real effective. in one he only got $4.25 in quarters. >> and and yesterday we showed you emergency exits padlocked and chained at a city high school. today the fire marshall ordered them removed to make sure it wasn't a problem. fire marshall inspected more than two dozen. >> weather wise, cloudy, yes but still warm today. we hit the low to mid80s. 83 at pwi. 84 in the city. not as warm as yesterday because of that hazy sky. the humidity, higher. when the humidity climbs it may feel more summer like but the extra moisture in the air, moisture in the air actually slows down the warm up in the afternoon. that was a factor today too and not getting to the upper 80s
ABC
Oct 3, 2013 6:00pm EDT
chase from the white house to capitol hill. tourists duck for cover, congress on lockdown, shocked by it. team coverage on what really happened tonight. >>> storm warning, tropical storm karen churning in the gulf and ready to strike land this weekend. already a state of emergency declared. >>> and abc news investigates, the drug more than 1 million teenagers admit taking in the search for strength and speed. >> steroids work like magic. >> the online drug market on youtube and we'll tell you what is really in the drugs so many are taking. >>> good evening. we begin with those 38 minutes of fear and chaos in the nation's capitol today. tonight we know that the person at the center was a woman with a very young child in a car. she rammed the barricade outside the white house, next a car chase, gunshots and nervous city in lockdown. police rushing in. a sniper in position on the senate steps. so who was this woman and what really happened? our team was there when the shots rang out and abc's jim avila starts us off. >> reporter: the unmistakable sound of gunfire as an unarmed woman sources
FOX
Oct 3, 2013 6:00pm EDT
exceptionally well.ex we had a brief lockdown of the capitol and we were able to lock things down and clear the event extremely quickly keeping everybody safe, notifying everybody of what was going on,g and we actually cleared the scene rather quickly. as you know, we had a briefing probably within the hour of whaf was going on. we obviously, are investigatinge the incident. i mean, multiple law enforcement agencies and this appears to be an isolated singular matter. at this point no nexus to terrorism. >> [ inaudible ] ] >> pardon me? >> how can you rule out terrorism. >> from the facts and circumstances that we have thus far, it appears there's no relationship. >> the s somali defense. >> the suspect.he >> we are not talking about thet suspect. >> where were the plates from? >> we are not releasing any information on that. >> how did you -- how did she get past the first barricade? >> the child in the car? >> my understanding is there wae a one-year-old child in the car. i believe that actually one of our officers initially rescued the child and took the child tod initial medical care in
FOX
Oct 3, 2013 11:00pm EDT
filled with lawmakers dealing with a government shutdown, the complex was briefly placed on lockdown. at the white house, the secret service closed pennsylvania avenue keeping tourists across the street barricaded inside lafayette park. sharp shooters on the roof of the white house, the full nature of the incident not immediately apparent. >> this was a lengthy pursuit. multiple vehicles were rammed, officers struck. two perimeters that were attempted to be breached. so does not appear that this is an accident. >> not an accident. though what was it? that is still under investigation tonight. with colleagues of the local police here up in stamford, connecticut speaking with people who knew this ms. carey to figure this out. we have learned that the capitol police officer who was hurt here today has been released from med star washington hospital center. >> that is good news. thank you. today's shooting comes two weeks after mentally disturbed man terrorized the navy yard with a shotgun killing people there. many people are asking what's next? we're joined live from capitol hill. you
CBS
Oct 3, 2013 7:00pm EDT
of this government shutdown. both because of the lockdown. >> yeah, but the house did reconvene to vote and pass a series of bills. one of them would be to provide funding for the benefit funding. bruce leshan is in rockville where they voted on the clean spending bill instead. >> reporter: the president delivered a speech claiming republicans in the house for the shutdown and demanding that the house speaker send a short- term spending bill to the floor. free of the tax on obama care. >> take a vote, stop this first and then end the shutdown right now. >> reporter: sisters and the co- owners are right with the president. >> okay, that is what we call an u owe moment when it doesn't run the way -- uh-oh moment when it doesn't run the way we thought it would. >>> joining us to the debate, why a clean spending bill is not being put up for a vote is former maryland congressman mike barnes and the current republican national committee woman who is going to join us onset here momentarily as well. jill, feel free to come up on the set with us. right now we want to talk about this clean spending bill.
CBS
Oct 4, 2013 4:00am EDT
. >> both the white house and the u.s. capitol were put on lockdown during the incident. capitol police on the plaza around the capitol said they were working without pay because of the government shutdown. anne-marie? >> susan mcginnis in washington. thank you, susan. >>> well, because of that government shutdown, president obama canceled next week's trip to asia. this is day four of the budget crisis and an even more critical deadline is quickly approaching the debt ceiling. in two weeks the government will be unable to pay its bills. and in a report released yesterday, the treasury department warns of dire results if congress fails to act. jericka duncan reports. >> reporter: while the government shutdown is taking an increasing toll every day, it's the possibility of a government default that set off alarms in financial quarters around the world. >> the united states is the center of the world economy, so if we screw up, everybody gets screwed up. >> the nation is expected to hit its 16.7 trillion dollar borrowing limit in mid-october. speaking to a crowd in maryland, the president
CBS
Oct 4, 2013 12:00pm EDT
of her vehicle. meanwhile the capitol's lockdown yesterday got back to bids today. delia goncalves -- business today. delia goncalves is on the hill. >> reporter: employees and residents still recovering from the navy yard shooting two weeks ago were understandably on edge during the capitol lockdown yesterday. but today, it's back to work. the commute is quieter than normal on capitol hill. the furloughs keeping folks home and the streets nearly empty but that was a good thing yesterday. >> now i really hate what's going on with the furlough but i'm grateful because there weren't as many people here as there normally are. >> reporter: those who were on the job snuck out of the building to see the chaos. >> this is probably the safest part of the city with all the capitol police around you. i go out and around here and you usually feel very very safe around heres. >> while police investigate a possibly motive. employees admit we live in very stressful times. >> i pray a lot. i pray that i can make it to work safely. i pray that i make it home going to the grocery store because you
MSNBC
Oct 4, 2013 3:00am EDT
at the capital today when shots were fired, the capitol hill went into lockdown and law enforcement, including capitol hill police, the secret service, and the fbi went into full response mode. this is just part of the scene, captured by arabic language tv channel alhurra. a female suspect traveling in her car with a child tried to breach a white house barrier and later was almost stopped near the capitol. >> whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa. whoa! get this, get this. >> i am. i am. [ gunshots ] >> holy [ bleep ]. [ speaking foreign language ] >> come down, come down. [ speaking foreign language ] >> here's what we know at this hour. at about 2:18 this afternoon, the female suspect identified as miriam kerry of stanford, connecticut, traveling in a black infinity coupe with her 1-year-old daughter struck a security barrier surrounding the white house grounds at 15th street and ebe. the barrier was not breached and secret service uniformed division tried to stop the vehicle. police then gave chase for about 1 1/2 miles, all the way to constitution avenue and second street near the capitol. the vehicle ra
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